Newsweek has found Satoshi Nakamoto

The U.S. magazine has found the inventor of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, a 64-year-old Japanese-American living in Temple City, California. He was born in Beppu, Japan, has six children and lives with his 93 year old Japanese mother. The magazine has also published a photo of him and his house. He called the police when the […]

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Bitcoinpeople Morning Digest #4

In this issue: Bitcoin for beginners. Bitcoin is great for all the ‘unbanked’ people in the Philippines. Will future Free Trade Zones be Bitcoin Zones? The bank scandals are good news for Bitcoin. Cloudhashing supporting Mt. Gox costumers. A history of Bitcoin in one chart. Overstock regrets not having implemented Bitcoin earlier. Japan getting ready […]

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Bitcoinpeople Morning Digest #3

In this issue: Bitcoin rallying after the Mt. Gox affair. Top digital currencies by social media presence. More and more mainstream business accepting Bitcoin. Auroracoin of Iceland now second largest altcoin. Japan should adopt Bitcoin nationwide before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Thomas Friedman from the New York Times is wrong again. Singapore becoming a Bitcoin […]

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BitcoinPeople Morning Digest #2

Left wing people have a problem with the libertarian element of Bitcoin. Following the Mt. Gox affair, Japan says that Bitcoin regulation should be international. Bitcoin and Ethereum are among the techologies that will decentralize the world in the future. As expected, BitTorrent has integrated Bitcoin payments into their client. Bitcoin is steady at $565. […]

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The five largest Bitcoin exchanges are based in Slovenia, Bulgaria, Japan, and China

As of now, none of the five largest, most influential Bitcoin exchanges are in the United States: Slovenia-based Bitstamp ($368 million in 30 days); Bulgaria-based BTCe ($267 million in 30 days); Japan-based Mt. Gox for dollar transactions ($261 million in 30 days); China-based BTC China ($151 million in 30 days); Japan-based Mt. Gox for euro […]

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Which Asian countries get along best with Bitcoin?

Tech In Asia takes a look at how Bitcoin is treated in a few Asian countries. Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer virtual form of money created back in 2009, first caught our attention back in 2011 when Ruxum launched its Bitcoin exchange in Asia.But Bitcoin hype only reached fever pitch in the latter half of 2013 when […]

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